Zenit Make 18 Million-Euro Bid For Brazilian Teenager
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 3 (IANS) Brazilian teenager Thiago Maia has received an 18 million-euro (around $19.20 million) offer to join Russian football club Zenit Saint Petersburg, according to media reports.
Maia has impressed the Russian club with his form for Santos in Brazil’s Serie A championship this year, Globo Esporte said on Friday, reports Xinhua.
The 19-year-old was also a part of the Brazil team that won the gold medal at the Rio Olympics in August.
Other European clubs to have been linked with the midfielder include Atletico Madrid and Juventus.
Maia is currently contracted to Santos until June 2019.
Indo Asian News Service
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